URB ALT Uptown

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If you haven't been up to Harlem yet, and you're going to forgo the Puerto Rican festivities happening all over the city, then the best bet would be to travel to [URB ALT] festival tomorrow, June 9. Didn't know there was this much going on in West Harlem? Well, the alternative music/visual art goes down noon-6pm at the Harlem School of the Arts. Check out songs and selections in tribute to the great jazz composer/musician/spiritual guru, Alice Coltrane.

Musical Artists:
Jahlili Rawkstraw and Shanti Om - Violin/laptop/bass shenanigans at Noon
Pillow Theory - Post punk soul at 1pm
Tenderhead - Soul laced protorock melodicism of Tenderhead at 2pm
The Exit - Socially incisive post rock at 3pm
Res - Pop-rock-soul-ambient singer at 4pm
MuthaWit Orchestra - Cosmic big band explorations at 5pm

Visual Projectionists: Tim Fielder(Director of 3D animated feature film, "Harbinger"); Lyndon Barrois(animation director of Matrix series, 2007 Oscar winner)

All taking place at Harlem School of the Arts, 645 St. Nicholas Ave. (at 141st St.), $10 (Percentages of proceeds from this URB ALT Festival event will be donated to the John Coltrane Foundation and the Baton Rouge Hurricane Katrina Fund.)

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